Steve F. Zisk, 88, of Cherokee Village died Dec. 1, 2006, at St. Bernard's Medical Center in Jonesboro. He was born in Boston Heights, Ohio, and had lived in Cherokee Village for the past 28 years.
He was a member of St. Michael's Catholic Church in Cherokee Village and was also a volunteer fireman.
He was a recipient of the Purple Heart during World War II where he served in the U.S. Army in the 3rd Batallion, 3rd Division, serving at Pearl Harbor and Normandy. He was a member of the VFW Post 4472, the American Legion, Disabled American Veterans and the United Steel Workers of America.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two daughters, six siblings and a son-in-law.
Survivors include his wife, Marie Zisk of the home; three daughters and sons-in-law, Josephine Beatty of Jonesboro, Florence and Jack Kozub of Parma, Ohio, and Rose and John Skurla of Danville, Ohio; two brothers, Stanley Zisk of Akron, Ohio, and Henry Zisk of Bedford, Ohio; a son-in-law, Joe Beatty of Jonesboro; nine grandchildren; and numerous great-grandchildren.
For those wishing to leave lasting memorials, the family requests that they consider the American Veterans Memorial, P.O. Box 280, Ash Flat, AR 72513.
A memorial service will be announced at a later date by Emerson Funeral Home of Jonesboro.
To sign an online registry and guest book, go to www.emersonfuneralhome.com.